Expanding Your Horizons

Expanding Your Horizons Conference at Edmonds Community College

March 20, 2018

Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) is a national conference that encourages girls, grades 8-12, to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.

Edmonds Community College partners with the Edmonds and Mukilteo school districts and the American Association of University Women to host EYH.

The EYH Conference fee is $20 per student. The fee covers the costs for breakfast, lunch, sweets bag, lanyard, and T-shirt. Thanks to the generous contribution from the Edmonds Community College Foundation, we are able to offer a limited number of conference fee waivers. Please contact us for more information.  

Information regarding the 2018 EYH Conference will be posted soon!


2018 Conference Keynote Speaker

Kina McAllister

Kina McAllister

Kina received a BS in General Science from Seattle University in 2013. She is the founder and CEO of StemBox. She previously worked at Fred Hutch researching gene therapies for HIV. She has a passion for contributing to current fields of scientific research and empowering young girls to explore STEM.  


Expanding Your Horizons will:eyhw3

  • increase young women's interest in science, technology, and math;
  • foster awareness of career opportunities in science, technology, and math; and
  • provide opportunities for young women to meet and interact with role models active in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. 

2016 Expanding Your Horizons Snapshot

Here's a look at the 2016 conference so new participants have an idea of what to expect.

About the 2016 EYH Conference Workshops and Presenters

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  • 30 unique workshops were offered featuring successful women from a
    variety of STEM careers.
  • 96% of the participant response indicated at least one 9 or 10 in their rating of the presenters they chose.
  • 46% of that number indicated two or more workshops exceeded their expectations with a 9 or 10.

About the Participants

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  • Almost 300 participants registered.
  • 94% of the participants indicated that they would attend the 2017 conference.
  • 85% said that as a direct response to the workshops they attended, they were now considering new career options.

Contact Us:

michelle.platt@edcc.edu | 425.640.1543